First Summer Playhouse


May 23. 2013 4:11PM

First Summer Playhouse - Tamworth, New Hampshire 







Intersection of Routes 113 and 113-A
Tamworth, NH

Marker Number: 90
Name and date established: Tamworth 1973

Description: Nearby stands "The Barnstormers" summer playhouse, the oldest in New Hampshire and one of the first in the nation. Opened in 1931, at one time the cast covered a weekly 80-mile circuit. Currently its performances are limited to this community. Founder of the theater was Francis Grover Cleveland, son of the 22nd president.

Location: Located at the junction of Routes 113 and 113-A.

FOLLOW US
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook Follow our RSS feed
Union Leader app for Apple iPad or Android *
Click to download from Apple Apps StoreClick to download from Android Marketplace
* e-Edition subscription required

Historical Markers

Example blog post alt Roadside History: Camp Stark, NH's WWII German POW camp, housed about 250 soldiers
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Metallak, 'The lone Indian of the Magalloway'
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Hindale’s Auto Pioneer
Example blog post alt Roadside History: George Washington's Visit
Example blog post alt Roadside History: First 'normal school' in New Hampshire
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Cornish-Windsor Bridge -- The longest covered bridge in the US until 2008